A massive fire broke out at a residential building in the United Arab Emirates in the early hours of this morning.
Footage circulating on social media show flames racing up the high-rise in Ajman, one of the seven emirates that makes up the UAE.
A corner of the building can be seen engulfed in flames reaching from the ground level to the top.
Chunks of debris can be seen falling on the ground as emergency services arrive at the scene.
In a clip posted on Twitter, the fire can be seen forming towards the top of the tower.
The glare from the enkindled façade illuminated the skylight in the city, which is the fifth largest in the Emirates.
The building has been left with extensive damage on the façade panning through several floors.
There were no immediate reports of injuries from the incident, but UAE officials are yet to comment …